Workshop on Intergenerational Justice and Democracy 5-6 September

Time: September 5-6, 2018

Venue: University of Tampere, Pinni B4117  (address: Kanslerinrinne 1)

The themes of the workshop concern intergenerational justice and democratic decision making from a philosophical perspective. Keynote speakers include Simone Caney, Kai Spikermann, Eerik Lagerspetz, Michael MacKenzie and Eva Erman.


Program


Wednesday 5 September 2018

10.00 Opening

10.00–11.15 Simon Caney, University of Warwick, ”Democratic theory, intergenerational justice and overcoming short-termism in decision-making”
Discussant: Arto Laitinen, University of Tampere’

11.15–11.45 Coffee break

11.45–13.00 Kai Spiekermann, London School of Economics, TBA
Discussant: Antti Kauppinen, University of Helsinki

13.00–14.00 Lunch

14.00–15.15 Eerik Lagerspetz, University of Turku, ”The all-affected principle: A critique”
Discussant: Teemu Toppinen, University of Helsinki

15.15–16.15 Teea Kortetmäki, University of Tampere, Convergent visions in a divergent world? Long-term policy paths and pragmatism”
Discussant: Jaakko Kuosmanen, Demos Helsinki

16.15–16.45 Coffee break

16.45–17.45 Simo Kyllönen, University of Helsinki, ”Democratic ways of promoting intergenerational justice”
Discussant:  Milla Vaha, University of Turku

 

Thursday 6 September 2018

09.30–10.45 Eva Erman, University of Stockholm, “A function-sensitive approach to the political legitimacy of global governance”
Discussant: Henri Vogt, University of Turku

10.45–11.15 Coffee break

11.15 –12.30 Michael MacKenzie, University of Pittsburgh, TBA
Discussant: Maija Setälä, University of Turku

12.30–13.45 Lunch

13.45–14.45 Säde Hormio, University of Helsinki, “Advocating on behalf of future generations: Juliana v. U.S.”
Discussant: Heta Heiskanen, University of Tampere

14.45–15.45 Markku Oksanen, University of Eastern Finland, “Environmental human rights and long-term decision-making”
Discussant: Johanna Ahola-Launonen, University of Helsinki


Registration:
Please register by 22 August 2018 at https://www.lyyti.in/paloworkshop2018.


Organizer: 
PALO – Participation in Long-Term Decision Making is a multidisciplinary research project that analyzes problems of practices of long-term decision-making. With the objective to strengthen democracy, PALO develops better practices for deliberative citizen participation. The consortium partners are University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, Natural Resources Institute Finland and University of Tampere. The project is funded by the Strategic Research Council (SRC) at the Academy of Finland.

Further information: Please direct questions about the event to Kaisa Herne kaisa.herne(at)uta.fi.


Workshop program (pdf)

Workshop poster (pdf)